Why I've lowered my expectations on Instagram numbers, and why it's also 100% ok not to feel the same way The new Instagram algorithm has royally screwed us over. And, if you’re a creator or business, then doubly so. I went from gaining 100 new followers a day, to gaining 5, or sometimes, ending up with… Continue reading Why I’ve lowered my expectations on Instagram numbers and why it’s totally ok NOT to feel the same way.
The YA absent parent trope. Will anyone buck the trend? It seems to me that if you’re going to be a character in a YA story, you definitely don’t want to be the main character’s parent. Especially their mother. Your life expectancy is either non-existent or very very short. If you do somehow manage… Continue reading The YA absent parent trope. Will anyone buck the trend?
Can you still love a book with tropes you hate? We all have them, our least favourite tropes. The ones that make you roll your eyes, think "Oh no, not this again!" or just disappoint you every time they crop up. But, what if a book is fantastic in all other aspects, does that… Continue reading Can you still love a book with tropes you hate?